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Random Disney Musings: Meryl, Oscars, & Buses

Well hey there everybody! I haven’t written an article in a while, so I thought I would catch everyone up on some recent Disney news, large or small. Into the Woods, the Sondheim classic musical, is becoming a film through … Continue reading

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How’d They Do That: ILM releases Special Effects Video for Marvel’s The Avengers

In celebration of their Oscar nod, the fine folks at Industrial Light and Magic Visual FX (now a part of The Walt Disney Company thanks to the Lucasfilm acquisition) have released a special video highlighting how many of the special … Continue reading

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Disney’s Oscar Nods and my Predictions

For the second year in a row Disney’s slate of Oscar nominated films is dominated by pictures from a studio other that Walt Disney. Yep, outside of animation and special effects, Disney is now relying on Dreamworks to bring it … Continue reading

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Oscar Night, Where was Disney?

Disney was the television host for the Academy Awards last night which means we were treated to a strange new trailer for Brave and a bunch of ads for ABC television during the telecast. Disney’s presence on the award stage … Continue reading

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‘Muppets’ Deserves Best Picture Nomination

The Muppets is currently the best reviewed wide-release film of 2011 and with good reason: it’s a comic and musical tour de force. (John and I will agree to disagree.) At 98% “Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes with 132 reviews counted, three unfavourable—“Rotten”—reviews are all stand … Continue reading

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